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Artificial Intelligence: should designers and architects fear it or love it?

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look at what AI is. The English Oxford Living Dictionaries defines artificial intelligence as: “the theory and development of computer systems able to perform tasks normally requiring human intelligence, such...


Sensors + Intelligence + Enforcement = Compliance for Variable Speed Limit Signs

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...that’s where the intelligence lies. Information from the sensors is a non-stop fluctuating barrage of variables streamed to a database and interpreted by a program. Is it both cold and...


Tomorrow’s Accidental Urban Designers

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...cities and suburbs are immense. The inventions and ideas of many others could be added to the list – none of them spatial designers. It is worth reflecting on this,...


IBI Group Recognized for Leadership in Urban Mobility

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Global transportation and smart city projects receive awards in Q4 A global architecture, engineering and intelligence firm with more than 2,500 employees, IBI Group’s expertise in designing smart, connected cities...
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Placemaking and Productivity

https: / / / ibi-ideas / placemaking-and-productivity order to realise the economic potential of advanced manufacturing, spatial character matters. It is central to creating environments that are attractive to innovative companies and educated workforces and in...


“Most Livable City” Rankings Do Matter!: A Response

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...capture the cities that people want to live in. In accordance with Betteridge’s Law, the answer, of course, is No—but the Economist Intelligence Unit’s annual report surely meets its objective...


International Women’s Day: Architects, Urbanists & Engineers

https: / / / ibi-ideas / international-womens-day-architects-urbanists-engineers issue. I continue to find the job challenging and rewarding. Helen Parkyns – Intelligence Studio Principle – Birmingham, UK Reflections: I joined IBI Group as a landscape architect in...


Living Alone, Together

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...when this shift is coupled with new developments that are devoid of shared space, the potential for social isolation,spatial segregation, and the overall atomization of society is exacerbated. Have we...

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